Boy, 11, at center of Amber Alert found at gas station in Clute

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Javier Christian Chapa, Jr., was located Monday afternoon, two days after he was taken from the backyard of his grandparents in Brazoria Co.

Police found 11-year-old boy at the center of an Amber Alert safe at a gas station, and his father was taken into custody.

A tip led authorities to a Citgo gas station in Clute, where they found Javier Christian Chapa, Jr. The Texas Center for the Missing issued Monday afternoon the Amber Alert for the 11-year-old after he was taken Saturday morning from the backyard of his grandparents in Oyster Creek in Brazoria County.

Authorities say the child was found with his non-custodial father, Javier Chapa, Sr., 28. The father, who has has felony warrants pending (Richwood PD Texas) and is a known drug user, was taken into custody.

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